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details about an officer- involved shooting here in valeo. also developing news that we're following right now in fremont, an early morning fire that has now burned two homes. the holiday crackdown on drunk drivers and during the night, oakland police had a real run-in with one dui suspect. the day after the big golden gate bridge anniversary celebration, the focus here in presidio shifts to a more salem service. mornings on 2 starts now. good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. i'm dave clark. i'm het heather holmes. >> we have new information about reports of a police shooting in vallejo. one officer was injured in that
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incident. what do you know, christian. >> reporter: we've been talking to a series of witnesses since 4:30 this morning. let's give you a look at this investigation. it appears this investigation is beginning to wind down. we've seen a number of police vehicles leaving the area. as you turn to the right, you might just be able to make out a traffic reconstructionist over here who is apparently taking some of the last measurements here for this -- what started out as a police pursuit and turned into an officer-involved shooting. we saw investigators tow away the car. witnesses tell us they heard that car come roaring into the parking lot with police close behind. >> i heard police right behind. then i heard shots fired. it sounded like over here. and then they got -- they apprehended somebody right
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there. and then i guess the guy with the gun got away. >> reporter: we're still trying to verify that with police. one officer was taken away and needed medical attention. we're hearing that that officer may have been bitten in the leg by a dog. we do have video of the lexus coup on the back side of the apartment complex believed to be at the center of this police pursuit and later officer- involved shooting. there's no word on the condition of the driver of that vehicle. this is vehicle we shot about an hour ago with evidence technicians gathering what appear to be clothing at the scene. we've been trying to contact vallejo prince since shortly after the incident began but so far have not heard back to get their official narrative of exactly what happened. we want to hear more about the officer who fired the shots and more about the suspect who was injured. now we'd like to hear a little more about the suspect who may have escaped. again coming back to our live shot, you may be able to see behind me this incident now appearing to wind down. there are still some evidence markers on the other side of
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that white pickup truck. again, we're still waiting to hear from valeo pd. we heard we should hear from them shortly after dawn. it's now daybreak. we're hoping to hear from vallejo pd shortly. we'll bring you more details as they're available to us. we now go to more developing news that we're following, this time in fremont. firefighters there mopping up hot spots from a house fire. we want to take you live to the scene. these are live pictures. no one was hurt but firefighters tell ktvu news that two homes were damaged in the fire. you're looking at the roof of one of them. crews put out flames just about an hour ago at 6:00. one home is still smoldering we're told. no word on what sparked that fire. coming up a little later at 7:30, we will have a live report from this scene in fremont that also includes cell phone video of the flames captured by a witness. in san jose police are investigating the death of a pedestrian at a busy
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intersection. it happened around 10:00 last night at alum rock and jackson avenues. investigators say a driver struck and killed a 62-year-old man while he was crossing the street. that driver is cooperating with police and they say it appears that alcohol was not a factor in that accident. our time is now 7:03. former stafford university president richard lyman has died. he was 88 years old. he died of congestive heart failure yesterday in palo alto. he spent 25 years at stanford serving as president between 1970 and 1980. among many things, lyman was also known for cracking down on student protesters during the vietnam war. on this memorial day, president obama will honor fallen american troops at two big events. at 8:00 this morning, the president will lay a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns at arlington national cemetery. then later on, he'll be at a ceremony at the vietnam veterans memorial in washington, d.c. marking the
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50th anniversary of the vietnam war. coming up for you at 7:15, we will go live to arlington national cemetery and bring you up to date on all of the memorial day events. >> of course memorial day also being marked right here in the bay area with one of the biggest events at san francisco's presidio. allie rasmus joins us with more. >> reporter: they are lining the stage here at the national cemetery in the presidio. there's at least 200 to 300 chairs in place for the hundreds of people expected to attend today's memorial day ceremonial. the memorial observance here at the presidio has been going on for 144 years. this is video from last year's event. an area band will lead a million taker procession from lincoln in share -- sheraton.
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there will be a wreath laying cemetery, a salute and coast guard flyover. military and civilian dignitaries including san francisco mayor will speak this afternoon. the observance comes after a day after large crowds gathered here to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the golden gate bridge. [ fireworks ] >> reporter: the day long party ended with a spectacular fireworks display. earlier in the day, thousands of people came to the field in the presidio for music, dancing, lectures about the golden gate bridge and its history. but today again the focus shifts to a more salem event. this ceremony observance happening here at the national cemetery here in the presidio. there will be parking available near the main post of the presidio for today's events and organizers have also provided a free shuttle that will take people from the parking lot to
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the cemetery. again things get started at 11:00 a.m. live in san francisco, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >> several memorial day events will start all around the bay area. a service will be held at the mare island preserve cemetery in vallejo at 9:00. at 10:00 the commemoration cemetery at the mountain view cemetery in oakland. the vietnam veterans of diablo valley will stage an event at the all wars memorial in danville. that's taking place at 10:30 today. at allie just mentioned at 11:00, san francisco mayor ed lee will speak at the national cemetery in the presidio. we have a complete list of memorial day events for you on our website. just look under hot topics on ktvu.com. time is now 7:07. just about an hour from right now, caltrans will hold a news conference to give us the latest on the huge construction project happening right now on the dumbarton bridge. the bridge is closed this
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memorial day weekend for majorette toe fit work. so -- major retrofit work. so far the project is right on schedule. >> started with 19 so now the deck of the bridge can open up a total of 37 inches and contract and expand without failing there. >> those work crews have had to deal with some pretty powerful funds but fortunately it hasn't rained to delay the project and the bridge is zoo to reopen at 5:00 -- is due to reopen at 5:00 tomorrow morning. until then you do have two major alternate routes around the closure. you can either head north to the san mateo bridge or head south and get around the bay on highway 237. >> of course tracking it all for us this morning is our own sal castaneda. pretty light out there given it's a holiday. >> absolutely. right now it is pretty good out there. as a matter of fact, if you are driving let's say to san francisco, you're driving anywhere, i think you're going to really like what you see. westbound traffic on the bay bridge has been light all
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morning long. and there is no road work out there because of the holiday. so we're in pretty good shape this morning. looking at the commute here on 101 northbound and, you know, some people still do have to go to work. for example, chp officers are working today looking for a bunch of things. just a word to the wise. the rest of san jose, looking at the computerized maps, looking pretty good if you're driving from free month to union city, the traffic moves well. we just talked about the dumbarton bridge being closed so you know about taft westbound 580 coming to livermore and caster valley, that looks good. let's go to steve. thank you very much. i just took a drink of water and it went down the wrong pipe. just be honest. low clouds and fog all around. not as preponderance as we had the past couple of mornings when it was juststnutty. it was just crazy considering we had cool air aloft. we had a huge fog bank. well, it's back. on the pollen count trees have come down. probably still too high for some of you but cedar, cypress,
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oak, grasses continue to be high. the wind dsm doesn't help. the -- definitely doesn't help. the trees are expected to go up later this week as we get some warmer temperatures. there's our system. well, it's gone now. it cool us down over the weekend. brought snow up in the sierras and thunderstorms. cool numbers all the way down to southern california. by the way on the flip side of that, chicago yesterday was 97 degrees. the warmest temperature ever so early in the season. rockford, illinois was 99. i mean wow. but for us it's a cool pattern. you expect that with a system hanging out here but as it leaves, high pressure is trying to nose in but there's one more wrinkle here that has to keep us on the cool side for another day. then warmer weather tuesday, wednesday and thursday. 40s, upper 40s, low to mid-50s for many under mostly cloudy skies. there are a few breaks in there. but high pressure is there after just that little guy goes through. i know it's not much but it keeps the westerly breeze going. 50s, 60s and 70s. no 80s. 80s would be in the orange. don't see any. i think by tomorrow we'll start to see some in the valley.
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still a lot of low clouds. we'll see sun earlier. 50s, 60s and 70s. temperatures creaming back up but it's a slow process here even though this time of the year the days are much, much longer. mainly upper 60s, low 70s. giants are at home. mostly sunny, partly cloudy, not very warm. upper 50s, low 60s. rather breezy as well. more after sea breeze. warmer weather is on tap slowly tuesday but more so on wednesday. thursday doesn't last long, though. another cooldown comes back in for the weekend. time now 7:11. a weekend massacre in syria where dozens of children were killed. how the united nations is responding to this nightmare in syria. also, president obama getting ready to honor america's fallen heros on this memorial day. >> and a change in security at dodgers stadium. how it's all tied to the beating of giants fan brian stowe. is actually an extremely sophisticated apparatus of goodness and flavor,
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lots of low clouds around. hoss and 50s. still a bit of a breeze in place. mostly sunny after the fog burns off. highs 60s and 70s. special envoy copyian anonjust -- kofi annan just arrived in syria. among the dead in the attack in the city of houla, 49 children, 34 women. a u.n. -- u.n. monitors were there at the scene of the attack as angry people blamed the syrian government for the attack. kofi annan says the killing has to stop. >> i rnlg the government to take full steps to signal that syria and its intention to resolve this tragedy peacefully and for every june involved to this create the right context -- [indiscernible] >> covery if i anonsaid his
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warning is not just for the syrian government. he said every individual with a gun must lay down their weapons. nato now reporting three service members were killed today in afghanistan. two were killed in a helicopter crash in the east. one was killed by an insurgent attack in the south. that statement from nato doesn't give us any other details. we don't know the nationalities of the coalition members who were killed. on this memorial day just about 45 minutes from now, president obama will head to arlington national cemetery for the traditional memorial day ceremony and that's where our renee marsh is now live with a rundown of all the memorial day events taking place. >> reporter: good morning. we're right outside arlington national cemetery. we're expecting president obama will be laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown.
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this was this weekend. hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists rode from arlington to washington on sunday coming to the nation's capital annually in remembrance of prisoners of war and those missing in action. this year's focus was army sergeant bo berta lu t. on friday at a arlington national cemetery, american flags were placed at the more than 260,000 head stones to honor every service member laid to rest there. we take you now to a live shot of the two of the unknowns here at arlington national cemetery. again, we're expecting president obama as well as the first lady will be here after the president lays the wreath. we are expecting remarks from him. again that happening around the 11:00 hour eastern time. then let's also take a live shot there at the veterans memorial there, the vietnam veterans memorial. we expect that the president as
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well as the vice president will be there later on this afternoon. they will be commemorating the 50th anniversary of the vietnam war. back to you. >> renee marsh, thank you. time is now 7:16. the annual memorial day concert on capitol hill had to be cut short this year because of bad weather, but there were still some star studded performances. ♪ for the land of the free ♪ and the home of the brave >> that was american idol runner-up jess is a sanchez. she opened the show singing the national anthem. former secretary of state colin powell also took the stage encowrning people to do what they can to help veterans -- encouraging people to do what they can to help veterans adjust to life here at home. >> as we welcome home all our
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troops, let them know in real and practical ways that we honor them and we treasure what they have done for us. >> halfway through the event, people were asked to try to find shelter because those thunderstorms were moving in. then just minutes later, the concert was canceled all together. back here at home later tonight, there will be a memorial day vigil in lafayette at the display of crosses. they'll be honoring the men and women who lost their lives while serving in iraq. back in 2006, volunteers started placing these white crosses on the hillside for each service member killed in iraq. the last cross was hammered into the hillside memorial last summer. the vigil tonight begins at 7:00. the city of newport beach in southern california sending a bill to president obama's reelection campaign for $35,000. that's how much newport beach says it spent for extra police officers and overtime pay to cover a fund raising event by the president back in february. the president's fund-raiser was
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held at a home in newport beach closing roads there and causing and leading to extra security in the neighborhood. the man brought in to head security at dodgers stadium after the beating of a fan is retiring. he will be replaced by a former deputy chief at the lapd. he took the job as dodgers senior director of security last april after bryan st tow -- stow was severely beaten in the parking lot. he said he had been planning for his retirement for quite some time. thursday will be the last day. time 7:19. u.s. stock markets closed today for the memorial day holiday which means lighter trading around the world. all of the major european markets up so far today after a new survey is showing most greeks want to remain with the euro currency. and most asian markets closed with modest gains on that report. china, australia and taiwan were all aloft about 1%. hong kong and japan also
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finished up for the trading day. jpmorgan chase beefing up its operations in china. this morning the bank announced it would inject $394 million to expand its branch network. also increase corporate lending and recruit new employees. jpmorgan also has an investment banking joint venture with a chinese partner. new graduates can expect to see more rewards for their hard work as a new survey shows a number of people planning to buy graduation gifts is increasing. the retail federation says one- third of americans plan to give graduate gifts. gift cards are the most popular present. the survey says total spending on graduation presents will be nearly $5 billion nationwide. our time 7:20. again we're happy -- [indiscernible] we're looking outside. we have cloudy skies parts of the bay area. this is outside our window.
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will the clouds clear up and then the sun comes back on this unofficial first day of summer? steve has your forecast. >> also, the recent los angeles county sheriff's investigators want to speak to this guy. they'll want to talk with singer justin bieber. >> good morning. traffic is moving well in marin county after some earlier trouble. we'll tell you more about the morning commute and have another check of the weather. this country was built by working people.
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deputies say they do want to question the young people to get their side of the story. then there's lady gaga. she pulled the plug on her sold out june concert in indonesia because she's been getting threats. an islamic group claimed her clothing and dance movers would corrupt the youth. some say they bought tickets and would cause trouble at the stadium. a concert promoter says the show was canceled out of concern for lady gaga and those who might have been in the audience. time now 7:24. let's check in on your traffic this morning on a fairly light memorial day morning. >> good morning, dave. right now traffic is moving along relatively well as you mentioned. the traffic continues to look pretty good. as we look at 880, remember northbound 880 is at the speed limit. but one of the things i want to mention is northbound 880 at 29th, there is a hit-and-run accident. oakland police now investigating. a car apparently -- it happened on the freeway but then the
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police are there looking at it so just give yourself a little bit of extra time in that area. also this morning, we're looking at the traffic at the bay bridge toll plaza. it has been nice and light. no major problems. getting into san francisco. as a matter of fact, it has been a very nice commute coming up toward the city. and if you are driving this morning in the south bay traffic -- and the south bay traffic does move well. let's go to steve. lots of low clouds around, a few breaks in the clouds. should burn off a little sooner. it's not the coverage we had sunday morning when it was really widespread but some of the low cloud deck still in place. looks to be a little shallower today. it's a sign high pressure is trying to build in. plenty of low clouds all up and down itself coast. a system coming into the north will enhance the westerly breeze, keep things going right along here. 40s and 50s on the temps. a big cooldown the top of your screen below the timeline moving out of the picture.
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tomorrow high pressure starts to build in. so lots of fog, sun. it will be nice. slightly warmer but there's still a westerly breeze or southwesterly breeze. so 50s, 60s, low 70s to a few mid-70s. warmer weather is on tap for tuesday and definitely wednesday into thursday. looks like it turns right around again with cooler weather on the menu there for the weekend, dave. >> warm for a little bit, huh? time 7:25. pretty scary scene in one east bay neighborhood. look at this. what happened after a speeding car slammed right into a house. >> two houses next to each other here in this neighborhood both catch fire early this morning. we'll tell you how one firefighter battling the claims here was injured. >> also facebook making news again. why the company may now be ready to do battle with apple.
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tab on ktvu.com gldz time 7:29. developing news. firefighters in free month busy mopping things up after an early morning house fire that damaged two houses. alex savage is at the scene with new cell phone video that witnesses gave you. >> reporter: yes, some heavy damage to these two homes here in fremont that caught fire early this morning. also one injury to one of the free month firefighters battling the flames. we'll show you here where it broke out. these are the two houses we're talking about here. the flames spread from one of the houses over to the other house. they both caught fire, both families, though, made it out okay. take a look at some cell phone video taken by a neighbor. [ sirens ] >> reporter: the fire broke out 5:30 this morning here on the 3700 block of duondaro way in free month. firefighters showed up quickly. they were able to knock the flames down in about a half- hour. both of the families inside,
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four adults and six kids between the two houses, both of those families were able to make it out safely. as we come back out here live to a live picture of the roof here on this home, there was one injury to a firefighter who was working to create some ventilation holes in the roof. i want to bring you now battalion chief hill. tell me how this firefighter was injured this morning. >> we had a truck crew on the roof opening holes for ventilation. he had a chainsaw. he was cutting the roof and the roof collapsed. at which time he went up to his waist through the roof. his crew members pulled him out. his protective gear get him from being burned. he suffered minor injury to his hand. otherwise he's fine. still on scene, still working. >> reporter: he wasn't burned because you're talking about pretty hot conditions obviously in that attic. >> very hot conditions. flames were through the roof. so it was a little exciting to begin with but the crew pulled
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him out. >> reporter: explain why you go up on to the roof and create those ventilation holes. >> we get the holes in the roof cut to get the hot gases out so the crews inside can put the fire out. without the holes, the fire -- the heated gases are kept in the house and makes it untenable for firefighters. >> reporter: that firefighter went partway through the roof. thank you very much. he went partway through the roof and suffered minor injuries but is up walking around here at the scene and doing okay this morning. one minor injury to the firefighter but no one else hurt as two houses catch fire here in free month this morning. the cause of this blaze still under investigation. we'll gather more information here and talk to neighbors and we'll be back with you later on in the morning. for now we're live in fremont, alex savage, kt vu channel 2 news. in overnight news two oakland police officers hurt when a suspected drunk driver slammed right into their patrol car. it happened around 1:00 a.m. at 5th and martin luther king
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in oakland. two more police officers rushed to the scene. they arrested the suspect about a block away from this crash. the driver also suffered minor injuries. he is now facing dui charges after he gets out of the hospital. two sonomo county teenagers in jail this memorial day accused of a stabbing attack. it happened yesterday afternoon at a petaluma shopping center. police arrested the two teenage boys saying they stabbed another young boy outside of a k-mart store. we don't know the condition of that young victim. also in petaluma, police there say speed was a factor in a motorcycle crash where two men were killed. it happened yesterday afternoon around 2:30 on magnolia avenue there in petaluma. the chp says both victims were on the motorcycle when the driver lost control and crashed into a guardrail. the 36-year-old driver died at the scene. the 31-year-old passenger died from his injuries on his way to the hospital. both of those men were wearing
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helmets. we're now hearing from the owner of a pittsburgh home -- pittsburg home when a car slammed into the house. four people were inside the house. the owner says it came out of nowhere and her first concern was the other people inside. >> oh, my god, somebody just hit my house. i didn't -- you know, the noise was so loud. the screeching was loud and the impact was very strong. >> she says everything fell off the walls in large pieces. the actual wall also fell down and at least three people inside that home were uninjured. so far -- were injured rather. so far no word on their condition. tomorrow the san francisco ethics commission meets for a critical hearing. the panel is set to announce its official recommendation in the ross mirkarimi case which will then go to the board of supervisors. the board will decide if the
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suspended sheriff will get his job back. he faces misconduct charges stemming from a domestic violence incident with his wife. he was suspended without pay. the mayor is now trying to permanently remove him from office. the 75th birthday celebration of the golden gate bridge wasn't the only party in town. the colorful sights and sounds of carnival brought hundreds to the mission district -- carnaval celebration brought hundreds to the mission district. our time is now 7:35. there are reports this morning facebook plans to get into the smartphone business. several reports including facebook employees say the company has hired several smartphone engineers. "the new york times" is reporting some of those experts include people who worked on the iphone. rumors about a facebook smartphone started surfacing about two years ago. the reports say the phone could
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make its debut sometime next year. a young entrepreneur somehow managed to live and work at a.o.l.'s palo alto offices for two months before he was caught. 20 qearmd eric simons was trying to get his start-up -- 20-year-old eric simons was trying to get his start-up off the ground. he was given $20 tow as part after tech program and was -- $20,000 as part of a tech program and when his money ran out, he decided to stay. he slept on couches, ate the company's free food and worked on the start-up before security finally kicked him out. soon after he was given $50,000 from a venture capitalist for his start-up company. the u.s.s. nimitz is docked at pier 30 and 32 in san francisco after sailing to the bay area for the big golden gate bridge's 75th anniversary. it passed right under the golden gate around noon yesterday as you see here in
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these pictures escorted by a fire boat. almost 3,000 sailors are on board the ship which is based in everett, washington. it's carrying more than 1500 tons of military weaponry and is scheduled to leave the bay area on wednesday. a cross-country bike ride in honor of u.s. service members kicks off in san francisco this morning. the event is called the sea to shining sea ride. organizers say many wounded iraq and afghanistan war veterans are taking part in the 68-day, 3700-mile ride. riders will start gathering at crissy field. about 8:00 cyclists are expected to reach virginia beach on july 28. time 7:37 on this memorial day monday. there are some changes and closures that drivers should expect today. bart is running on its sunday schedule. that means service won't really begin until 8:00 this morning. and parking permits and fee requirements in the bart
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station parking lots will not be enforced. trains for today's giants- diamond bags game will be running. game time is 2:05. san francisco's muni line still shut down this morning for rail repair. that work is also shortened the j church line to church and market streets. both of those lines should be open again on june 4. and first street in san francisco also closed between mission and howard streets. that's so the work can be done on the new trans bay transit center and the new temporary bridge that's built along first street to help you get around is set to reopen at 5:00 a.m. tomorrow. obviously they picked this because they know it's memorial day weekend, less traffic. seems like there's a lot of things closed including the dumbarton bridge. >> that's right. the dumbarton bridge is closed. people have been using the san mateo and 237 and getting around that just fine. so far anyway. it will open again tomorrow at 5:00 a.m.
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in time for the morning commute for most people. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza. you can't call it -- yes, you can call it memorial day but you can't really call it a commute. not a lot of people there. it's nice and light coming into san francisco. interstate 880 also looks the same here. traffic in both directions moving along very nicely. and the morning drive in the south bay, that looks pretty good. northbound 101, 280, a minor accident northbound 17 just after 85. it is very light. not causing any major delays. 7:39. let's go to steve. thank you, sir. lots of low clouds in place but should burn off a little sooner. it was a lot thicker yesterday but it's coming down a little bit. so that should give us sunshine a little sooner today but still a big fog bank in place being helped by a little system just on the north coast. but that continues to keep things moving along here. morning fog. mostly sunny. still breezy out of the west, out of the southwest. it will be a little warmer, more likely tomorrow. then definitely wednesday into thursday as we pick up a little bit more after north wind and
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high pressure. there's a west, southwest at fairfield, 20 miles per hour. southwest 10 vacaville, west of sfo. once the low clouds burn off, the breeze will pick up again. the temps have been stuck due to the cloud cover. mostly cloudy, a couple of breaks but mostly cloudy skies. there goes our powerhouse low ejecting out of the area but it left behind a lot of cool air and a lot of low clouds which is kind of unusual. temperatures aloft are cool. there's no heat in the valley yet we have a big fog bank in place. water temperatures very cold. so 50s, 60s and 70s. so just a little bit warmer today mainly inland. i don't think so much by the coast. with a breeze in the afternoon even though there's already a breeze in parts ever the dell ta. 50s, 60s, upper 60s or very low 70s. this time of the year you can't rebound pretty fast on those temps. today it held in check due to the cloud cover. giants home and it will go mostly cloudy, partly cloud -- mostly sunny, partly cloudy, upper 60s. thursday looks to be the warmest day of the week.
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here comes another system to the north. that's going to cool us down for the weekend, heather. >> thank you, steve. time 7:40. it's going to take a couple of days to unpack all of the new supplies at the international space station. the crew members will spend the next two days moving a half ton of supplies from the spacex dragon capsule to the station. the unmanned dragon is the first commercial space vehicle to dock there at the space station. when the drag gone's cargo hold is empty, it will be packed with 1400 pounds of scientific experiments that need to return to earth. [indiscernible] there are no official hints about what the game might be about but the public will get the first look this thursday on spy tv. the original star wars movie by the way just marked its 35th anniversary. hard to believe. a tropical storm that's changing holiday plans. we'll have live coverage from florida on the storm that just made landfall about an hour
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take a look at this. golf ball size hail caused problems for some drivers there in kansas. the hail was young enough to shatter windshields. central kansas in fact was under a severe thunderstorm watch until late yesterday. and at one point winds there were gusting at more than 50 miles per hour. rain, wind and possible flooding from tropical storm beryl are ruining some holiday plans in the southeast today.
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in fact, military ceremonies and vacations all being cut short. reporter elizabeth fran is live in jacksonville, florida where the storm made landfall earlier this morning. elizabeth? >> reporter: hi, heather. you can see it's still fairly windy here in jacksonville beach. we're experiencing 29 mile per hour winds. last night between 12:00 and 2:00 a.m. we were reaching 70 miles per hour. that's not far from hurricane strength winds. we also had about an inch half of rain. but the rain will continue between the rest of the day today, tomorrow and even into wednesday. so folks here do have a long road ahead before the storm totally clears out. you can sigh just -- you can see just how powerful it still s. the surf is about 5 to 10- foot swells. yesterday we were seeing between 8 and 12-foot swells. these beaches are still closed. yes, we still have curiosity seekers, people who wanted to get to the beaches to get some good pictures. however, you can cannot go into the water. we spoke with the mayor earlier. he said lifeguards are not on
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duty. they have people out and about, cleanup crews so there's no one to pull you out of the water. swim at your own risk. we spoke with a few tourists from syracuse, new york who said this is their absolutely first tropical storm. they were on the road driving to the hotel when the storm initially hit last night. take a listen. >> i know it's a holiday. i know this is a time for celebration and also to remember those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice, who have served our country, but i also want to make sure it's about safety. >> reporter: that was mayor alvin brown. he spoke with us earlier. he said there are still two bridges closed because we know that people are going to be trying to leave. we know it's memorial day weekend. however, if you do not have to leave the jacksonville beach area and a lot of these coastal communities, they want you to stay inside your home. this is a drought stricken area. a lot of these trees were dry. they're now soaked. they can fall at any moment. he also did say the airport is officially open but many
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airlines are still delaying and canceling flights. we anticipate a long way home for a lot of folks this memorial day weekend. >> thank you. time 7:46. a family from sacramento county recovering after their small plane crashed into the side of a mountain in idaho. three people were on board when it happened saturday night. they used a cell phone to call for help but bad weather out there kept a medical helicopter from rescuing them right away. ground rescue teams finally reached them after trudging through snow drifts 6 feet tall. they built a fire until a military helicopter came in to rescue them. >> oh, my god. oh, no. >> this is home video capturing a small plane crashing into the san diego bay. >> boaters there ended up rescuing the pilot and passenger who were on board before the plane sank just south of the coronado bridge saturday. the plane was carrying a banner
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promoting the midway museum before it crashed. witnesses say the pilot swerved just to avoid the boaters. >> he can't be coming that low. there must be something wrong. obviously there was. the guy did a great job maneuvering the plane. >> the cause of this crash is still being investigated but the faa says the pilot did report having engine problems. nine people recovering after a row boat they were in crashed into a motor boat, then split in half. this happened yesterday morning in marina del ray. look at these pictures. the driver of the motor boat told police he didn't see the row boat in front of him and just slammed right into it. the nine people on the row boat were tossed into the water. they had to be rescued. >> i thought the rowing -- i gave them my life jacket and seat cushion for flotation and helped get some of them out of the water till help arrived. >> one person was taken to the hospital but was later
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released. the eight others had minor injuries. the driver of the motor boat was cited for not following boating rules. japanese farmers are certainly hoping for good news from this year's rice crops. because of japan's nuclear disaster following that march 2011 tsunami, last year's rice contained too much radiation to sell. now farmers are trying again and every grain of rice will be checked for radiation. they have already treated the soil to prevent seedlings from getting contaminated. they are worried about the results but still have to try. strange story but at 7:49, if you're willing to pay the right price, fans of elvis presley can spend eternity in the tomb of elvis. the original crypt is being sold to the highest bidder. it's part of the music icon's auction. the tomb is inside the granite and marble mausoleum in tennessee. elvis was buried there in 1977.
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then it was relocated to graceland two months later. the original crypt has remained empty ever since. the movie "men in black" went head to head with "the avengers" this weekend. which film came out on top? we'll take a look. >> how the winner of the indy 500 paid a special tribute to his late friend and last year's winner.
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the black suits jumped right in front of the super heroes at the weekend box office. the third "men in black" movie earned $55 million in its first three days. "the avengers" fell second place. "battleship," "the dictator" and "chernobyl diaries" rounded out the top five.
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tomorrow the ticket sales report will come out. several people including police officers were injured during violent protests in that pal. -- in nepal. officers in riot gear clashed with protesters outside a split meeting in kathmandu. this is where political leaders were meeting in a last-minute attempt to agree on a new constitution. they were attempting to resolve differences over whether the states to be created by the new constitution should be determined on the basis of ethnicity. those south of the protesters who were opposed to that idea tried to push through a police line and were met with tear gas and lots of batons. central chile, first storms have left thousands of people there homeless. one woman died after a tree crushed the roof of a home where she was asleep. several days of heavy rain and strong winds have swept away roads, damaged homes there and also cut off power. time is now 7:53. crude oil prices, they just keep inching up this morning.
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we just checked. crude oil prices are near $92 a barrel. that's up more than a dollar just since friday. it's still down from the $106 just a couple of weeks ago, and that has helped to lower gasoline prices across most of the nation except as you can imagine here on the west coast. here in the bay area, we're paying about 65 cents a gallon more than regular gas than the national average. san francisco has the highest prices with regular about $4.37 a gallon. san jose gasoline is averaging about $4.30. drivers in oakland you're paying about a penny less. the lowest prices in the north bay. costs about $4.27 a gallon which is down a bit from last week but it's still about 15 crernts higher -- 15 cents higher than in april. lots of people saving a little bit on gas money this morning as the commute seems to be light for the people out there. let's check in now with sal. >> some people do go to work but not many on this holiday or
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not relatively not many. let's go outside and take a look at some of the roads here. northbound 101, northbound 85, 280 all looking very g. it's a very nice drive in the santa clara valley in case you do have to go somewhere. perhaps you're going somewhere early. traffic is moving along very nicely. out to the bay bridge toll plaza, the traffic here looks pretty good if you are driving into san francisco. so you don't have to worry about any of that stuff getting into the city. no major problems this morning on the upper deck. on the east shore freeway nearby, westbound and also eastbound 80 moving along very nicely. now let's go to steve. lots of low clouds and fog in place. some of that, though, kind of late arriving to the party yesterday. i mean, it was just widespread and slow to burn off. you see some of that low cloud deck there. still nice. i still think it will burn off sooner today. high pressure building in. the fog has kind of maxed itself out but still plenty there. and kathy from napa sent this. the fog rolling into the napa valley. it was clear and all of a sudden here came some fog.
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that's what it's been doing lately. thank you, kathy from the napa valley. some of the fog coming n. not all areas are socked in but some areas. 40s and 50s on the temps. they haven't gone anywhere just by the mere fact we have too much in the way of low clouds. they'll continue for another day. does look like high pressure will give us a break as we head towards wednesday and thursday. still cool, breezy. 50s, 60s. a few mid-70s. starting to work our way back up on the temps. it will continue into tuesday. bigger jump on wednesday and thursday but another cooldown as we head through the upcoming weekend. >> did you catch the indianapolis 500? >> i did not. >> i'll let you know. the winner, a very familiar name name. dario franchitti took his third indy title. his teammate scott dixon finished second. he put on a pair of white sunglasses.
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he did that in honor of his friend dan weldon who won last year's 500 but was killed in the final race of 2011. time now 7:56. it's happening right now. president obama getting ready to honor america's fallen heroes on this memorial day. it's considered to be the largest memorial day event in northern california. the stage, chairs and decorations are being put in place for the memorial day ceremony at the presidio in san francisco. >> we're learning new details about that officer-involved shooting. we've moved closer to the crime scene. we'll have more video for you and new information when mornings on 2 continues.
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welcome back. i'm heather holmes in for tori campbell. >> i'm dave clark. it's memorial day, may 28th. we have new information to tell but about an overnight police shooting that happened in vallejo. there was gunfire. it followed a chase. christien kafton has been on this story all morning. just talked to a woman who watched it from her front door.
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>> reporter: yeah, in just the last 15 minutes or so, we've learned a lot more information but we've moved a lot more closer to the crime scene. some bullet holes are left here from 24 apparent officer- involved shooting. we've learned in the last half- hour sax minutes there were three suspects involved. we've learned one of the suspects died, one was in custody. one of them has escaped. we have video from a little earlier. in -- in that video, you can see one officer was injured. we hear that officer was injured when his k-9 unit apprehended one of those suspects and we're hearing that that suspect was injured by the dog and the other was, too. we also have video of the white lexus coup involved in this accident. -- lexus coupe involved in this
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accident. the vehicles had to stop at this comedy success and then the vehicles -- cul-de-sac and then the occupants got out. we're hearing one suspect escaped. one was injured. our next move is to go to the vallejo police department to find out more information about this officer-involved shooting. we'll continue to follow this and find you some new video that we have moments after that incident. we'll bring that video to you in about 45 minutes. back to you. happening right now, president obama is due to lay a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns in arlington national cemetery. it's an annual tradition that we always talk about. the tomb of the unknowns is a
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monument dedicated to troops not being identified. it used to be called the of the sole -- soldier. it is guarded 24 hours a day and, of court, the changing of the guard of the tomb of the unknowns. coming up for you at 8:15, we'll bring you a live report from arlington cemetery. 8:02, in a couple of hours san francisco will honor fallen members of the u.s. military with a very special tribute, allie rasmus is live at the presidio national ceremony to tell us more about the ceremony and what's being planned today. >> reporter: good morning, dave. we're at the national ceremony at the presidio. you can see the preparations are underway for today's events. the 50 flags of the 50 states of the united states, are lined
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up here. in the last 15 minutes we've seen people come and place the flowers wreaths at the foot of our display. there are 1200 chairs set up here. organizers except this to fill up quickly. things get started at 10:30 this morning. that's when an army will lead to the national cemetery from the presidio, up the hill. at 11:00, there will be a league - -- a wreath-laying cemetery. dignitaries, including mayor ed lee, will speak at that ceremony. now, this has been going on for 24 years. this is video from last year's event. this comes just a day after large crowds gathered here to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the golden gate bridge.
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the day-long party ended with a spectacular works display. the view you are looking at in in video is from another vote -- at in this video is from another vote. earlier in the day, thousands of people came to crissy field and the presidio for music dancing as well as lectures about the golden gate bridge and its history. but today, back out here live, the focus shifts from the memorial day ceremony. you will an toil drive and park and oak es-- you will be able to drive and park at the cemetery. the ceremony starts at 11:00 a.m. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. back to you. >> thank you. there are other services.
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at 10:00, the 91st annual commemoration ceremony starts in oakland. at 11:00, san francisco mayor, ed lee, will be speaking at the national cemetery in the presidio. we have a complete list for you of all of the memorial day events on our channel 2 website, go to ktvu.com and look under hot topics. police in oakland investigating a fatal shooting. they say an unidentified man was shot around 5:00 yesterday morning. they say he was driving down market near 7th street when he was shot. he was taken to the hospital. that's where he later died. so far there's no word on a motive or the suspects. and san jose police say this weekend's fatal shooting of a teenaged boy may be tied to the
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city's vie violent -- to the city's violent street gangs. a 16-year-old boy died there at the scene. a 23-year-old man was wounded but he's expected to survive. homicide detectives still searching for the gunman. this fatal shooting was san jose's 16th homicide of the year. the newest member of the marin county board of supervisors apparently spent the most out of a dissaryary -- discretionary month. katy sears ranked up $26,000. and the others -- >> now, no other county board in the bay area has such a tax- payer funded account. marin county supervisors say this fund helps them help out
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worthwhile organizations. a new report claims claim mistakes were made in the testing of the bridge. if true, this could affect the seismic safety. one section of the bridge did not fully harden before it was tested. and it was not reported. other problems, irregularities. caltrans insists the bridge is safe. 8:07. sal is back. even though we don't have a full-fledged commute. i mean people will be going places. >> we want to remind you that the chp will be doing a maximum enforcement period. more officers on the road during the holiday weekend. let's go outside. highway 4 has been light. we can't say that very often. so enjoy it if you have to drive from antioch to concord.
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24 looks good. speaking of oakland, glass to the toll plaza. we don't -- let's go to the toll plaza. we don't have any problems. if you are driving in the north bay -- driving in the south bay, northbound 101. remember the dumbarton bridge is closed, this memorial day weekend t will open tomorrow. 8:08. let's go to steve -- weekend. it will open tomorrow. 8:08. let's go to steve. a little bit of sun. but overall, it should burn off sooner today, but we keep the onshore push going. west vest fairfield. south-southwest at vacaville. livermore, wested a oakland. that tells you everything you need to know. mid-50s. some of these are not updated. probably all in the low 50s but
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temperatures really haven't moved much at all. little guy up there, keeps the light drizzle going. crescent city has had .01. after that system goes by and then the temperatures will start to rebound. nothing outrageous or anything. today, mainly 60s, 70s. another cool, cool pattern. that system left behind a lot of cool air. a little warmer inland. not a lot. but a little warmer inland. upper 60s, low 70s. it's tough to warm up. the days are longer and you need high pressure to kind of get over the hump here for the 70s. we'll see that starting probably tomorrow or wednesday. giants back home. partly sunny, partly cloudy. should be better today as that fog starts to burn off slightly cooner -- sooner. it does look worm warmer. and it looks like another system -- does look warmer. and it looks like another system comes in to cool it
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down. also happening right now, caltrans holding a news conference. the highway agency will update that huge construction project happening now on the dumbarton bridge. the bridge has been closed for friday night. we are a away thing a -- we're awaiting a news conference from caltrans. they said everything is right on schedule. so far that safety earthquake project right on time and the bridge is set to open again tomorrow at 5:00 a.m. we hope to hear new details regarding the dumbarton bridge in the next few minutes. we will go back to that podium when the conference starts. drivers can go north or go south around the bay along highway 237 for alternate routes. still ahead -- some shocking news we're just hearing about for you boxing fans. tragedy involving a five-time
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world champ. it's a busy memorial day holiday for firefighters in southern california. and remembering a bay area nursing student. the tragic incident that happened one year ago.
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we are continuing our coverage of the closure of the dumbarton bridge right now. and caltrans are hoping a news conference, updating us on the huge construction project on the dumbarton bridge. let's take a listen in. >> okay. caltrans is happy to announce
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we're still on schedule and we're roughly 75% complete on that seismic giant. the seismic joint is the main focus of the work over the weekend. we're rereplacing the exist -- we replacing the existing joint with a new expanded joint. we've been doing different operations throughout the weekend towards that completion. we're 75% complete. we've had the base plates of this joint have -- have been put in and have been set in concrete. so that's a major part of the operation that's been successful and complete and behind us. next stop we're installing the upper plates. these are the plates that slide over for the movement we want to give to the deck.
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next to those upper deck plateses is this transflex rubber that allows the deck to move. so everything is going well. next up, this afternoon and tonight we're continuing to install the deck plates, we are finishing on the elastomeric. that holds everything in place and lets the movement happen without affecting the concrete conconcrete deck -- concrete. >> the big question that commuters have -- >> you've been listening live a -- listening live right here on "mornings on 2" as they update the work.
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the good news -- 75% complete. they just have a little more time now. the bridge is set to reopen at 5:00 a.m. and by all indications given by this news conference, crews will meet the deadline. be sure to keep it here for the latest surrounding the dumbarton bridge. but the headline -- everything is on schedule in regards to that retrofit project. right now, president obama is at arlington national cemetery for the traditional memorial day ceremony. rene marsh is there to tell us about all of the events. >> good morning. yes, we are here at the gates of arlington national cemetery, where the ceremony is underway as we speak. you can hear -- you can hear
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and see what's going on. we're waiting to hear from president obama. he will be giving re-max here. first lady obama is here. they arrived -- they arrived a short time ago, just to see the ceremony always so touching here. earlier in the week, last week, we had the flags in ceremony where several flags, more than 260,000 were placed at the headstone of all of the service members laid to rest there at arlington national cemetery. but right now, like i say, underway is the ceremony at arlington national cemetery. they will be heading to the memorial and there will be a ceremony there as well and there will be a ceremonial flyover at that point at the vietnam war memorial.
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back to you. >> okay. thank you, rene. an american soldier who is the only known p.o.w. was the focus of the annual rolling thunder motorcycle ride in washington, d.c. . bo bergdahl's parents led the ride. his father thanked those motorcyclists and had a message for his son, bo. >> bo, if you can hear me, you are not forgotten and so help me, you will come home. we'll not leave you behind. >> the taliban has released several videos of sergeant bergdahl since he was captured but none since february of 2011. 8:11. sports fans talking about the death of five-time world boxing death johnny tapia at the age of 45. he was found by a member family
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in his home in albuquerque last night. police say his death does not appear to be suspicious. he won five championships. his career also also marked by cocaine addiction, alcohol, depression and he had some run- ins with the law. an autopsy is scheduled in the next couple of days. 8:18. about 100 people gathered in hayward last night paying tribute to nursing student michelle le who disappeared a year ago and was later found dead. it talked about the positive impact michelle le had on their lives and they wrote messages on the purple balloons. michelle's boyfriend was there and described her as selfless and caring. >> there was nothing about her that i was never proud of as a person. she motivated me. she inspired me. she helped me to kind of you
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know, open my -- to kind of, you know, open my eyes to different things. the father and sister of missing teenager sierra lamar was also at the vigil. sierra lamar said michelle le's been a big support. >> she's been there every single day, every single search. i've personally become very good friends with her. >> sierra lamar's family are still clinging to hope that she will be found alive. police believe she's dead and the suspect has been charged and is in jail. a wildfire that's been burning for four days in san diego county expected to be fully contained today. the banner fire is burning near the town of julian in steep,
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rocky terrain. the fire is now about 90% contained. more than 900 firefighters have been working to put it out. no buildings are in the path of the fire and there are no evacuation orders. that's the good news. the cause is under investigation. the official start of fire season begins today for much of the bay area. the santa clara unit is declaring fire season beginning. per knits will be suspended -- permits will be suspended and firefighters are encouraging everyone to clear the brush from their home. 8:21. this is the weekend to celebrate the birthday of the golden gate bridge. you are about to meet a woman who was there 75 years ago on opening day. also, our meteorologist, of steve paulson, will tell us if we will see some sunshine this memorial day. good morning.
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traffic is moving along well on highway 24. we'll tell you more about the morning commute and the bay weather. 3q
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75 years ago today, the first cars traveled over the golden gate bridge, one day after it -- after it opened to pedestrians. the cars passed through driving from marin to san francisco for
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the first time back then and the toll, 50 cents back then. more than $2 -- more than 2 billion vehicles have passed through there since then. today, a woman who is 83, showed kight pictures snapped on that day, 75 years ago. one of them captured her looking down at the bridge over the bay. she says she remembered being awe struck. >> very curious and watching all of the cars. it's just like a child going to a circus or a carnival or a special movie off something. i was real excited. >> alice says she looks at the bridge as part of history -- as part of a history-engineering feat. >> thank you, heather. 8:25. let's check in with sal.
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how have you managed to control the traffic so far this morning? >> el with, you know, it's a -- well, you know, it's a holiday. i have a little -- i have a little help. the traffic is moving along nicely. no major problems as you drive on 280 northbound getting up to highway 17. also, the morning commute looks good on interstate 880 in both directions. the traffic continues to look good getting monday up to the downtown -- up to the downtown oakland area. 8 0 -- 880 looks good as you head to fremont. a lot of -- let's go to steve. a lot of low clouds in place. bub but says it's chilly. want to warmth. wednesday/thursday. not so much today. it's a cool pattern up there.
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west/southwest at fairfield. livermore, even southwest at vacaville. that tells you the delta breeze is in place. the hourly temperatures are stuck from about an hour ago. mid-50s from almost every day -- from everybody. see that little guy. more 50s, 60s. did go with a few mid-70s. everything is working against that, at least for today. just slightly warmer for today. 50s, 60s. and lower 70s in locations as well have been held down. the system came by on friday. it looks warmer on tuesday. then we should get cooler for the weekend. 8:27. the holiday crackdown on doctors. over the night, oakland police had a real run-in with one dui
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suspect. and flames quickly spread through a house early this morning in fremont and jumped to the place right next door. we'll tell you how both of these families made it out safely. also a change in security at dodger stadium. how it's all tied to the attack on the fan, bryan stow.
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i would like to say hello to my wife, desiree,. >> in honor of u.s. service
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members, the bike ride kicks off this morning. it's called the sea to shining sea event. a firefighter was hurt battling a fire in fremont this morning. alex savidge is live there at the scene. >> reporter: the fire spread from one house to the place next door. bun firefighter fighting the flames. it happened up on the roof, punching a hole for
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ventilation. certainly, this was a frightening moment for the two families who woke up to the smell of smoke in their homes and the sight of flames. >> i woke up to gunshot noises. so i'm thinking there's something going on outside. i was looking out my window. the backyard is where it's happening. it's all orange. i'm getting scared. everybody is running out of the house. >> reporter: 15-year-old jaylen murray and his family carriried out some of their music-melting equipment and their father had
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a studio, a music-making studio here in the house, than was heavily damaged. there was one fremont firefighter injured. he was up venting the attic place when the roof gave underway. >> he was strength the roof and the roof collapsed -- he was venting the roof and the roof collapsed. he's back on scene again working today. >> reporter: the firefighter was checked out and was up and walking around later in the morning. investigators are trying to figure out what sparked this destructive fire that damaged both of these homes. these families cannot live in their homes. right now and are looking for a place to stay for the time being. alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. two oakland police officers, they suffered minor injuries in a suspected drunk driving crash recally this
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morning. it happened around 1:00 a.m. at fifth and martin luther king. police say a drunk driver slammed into the police car. the driver also suffered minor injuries. he will face dui charges once released from the hospital. in san jose, police are investigating the death of a pedestrian at a very busy intersection. it happened around 10:00 last night at alum rock and jackson avenues. investigators say a driver struck and killed a 62-year-old man while he was crossing the street. the driver is now cop rating with police. officials say alcohol does not appear to have been a factor in that accident. two sonoma county teenagers are in jail accused of a stabbing attack. it happened at a petaluma shopping center yesterday afternoon. police arrested the two teenaged boys saying they stabbed another boy outside of
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a kmart so. the condition of the young -- store. the condition of the young victim is not known. tomorrow, the ethics commission meets for the ross mirkarimi case. they will then send the case to the supervisors. they will decide if he will get his job back. he faces official misconduct charges, stemming from domestic violence charges. ed lee wants to permanently remove him from office. well, security at dodger stadium is now in new hands. ed wimmer is require -- is retiring. wimmer's last my is thursday.
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wimmer -- wimmee -- wimmer's last day is thursday. the golden bears shut out washington for the second day in a row for the right to play in the national title tournament. the two bears got two runs off a blast from shy shyanne -- from shyanne. a young entrepreneur managed to live and work at aol's palo alto offices for more than two months before finally getting caught. 20-year-old eric simons was
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trying to get the startup off the ground last fall and was given $20,000 as part of a tech program at aol and was allowed access to the building. when the program ended and the money ran out, simon decided to stay. he slept on couches there, ate the company's free food and worked on the startup before the company found him and kicked him out. 8:37. on this memorial day monday. there's some changes and closureses you drivers should know about. b.a.r.t. is returning on its sunday schedule which means service will not begin until 8:00. that means it's already going now. and parking permits and fee requirements they will not be enforced today. trains for today's giants! diamondback game will also be -- giants/diamondback game will
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be also running. both lines should be running on june 4th. and mission and howard streets, both lines are closed. that's where work is being done on the transbay center. be that's set to reopen at 5:00 a.m. tomorrow. happening right now, we want to go to the arlington national cemetery where president obama is speaking. let's take a listen now to president obama. >> katherine conlin, chap chaplin -- chap apalin berry.
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these 600 acres are home to meshes to every part of the country who gave their -- americans to every part of the country who gave their lives. whatever union needed to be saved, they left their homes and took up arms for the sake of an idea. from the jungles of vietnam tot mountains of afghanistan, they stepped forward and answered the call. they fought for a home they might never return to. they now for buddies they would never forget. while their stories may be sep rail -- may be separated by hundreds of years and thousands of miles, they rest here together side by side, row by row, because each of them loved this country and everything is stands for, more than life
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itself. today we come together as americans to pray torques reflect and to remember these heroes. but tomorrow this hallow place will belong to another set of visitors who make their way through in the heat and the cold, the rain and the snow, following warm paths to a certain spot and kneeling in front of a tombstone. you are the family and friends of the fallen. parent, children, husbands and wives, brothers and sisters, by birth an by sacrifice. you, too, leave a piece of your hearts beneath these streets. you, two, all this sanctuary
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home. together your footsteps trace the path of our history, and this memorial day we mark another milestone for the first time in nine years, americans are not quiting and dying in iraq -- fighting and dying in iraq. >> you've been listening to president obama making remarks at arlington national cemetery. after this, he will go to the vietnam veterans memorial. only the third president to fish remarks from there. we'll have more on this coming up on the noon news as well as throughout today. often we lose sight that aspect of that part of memorial day when we talk about it, and sal, you are watching life return to the commute a little bit this morning. >> al lit b -- a little bit, yeah. programs you are just waking up -- perhaps you are just making
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up. no problems. also, the morning commute has been looking good at the bay bridge in case you are trying to get into san francisco. it's not been a bad drive at all. we've been looking at the nimitz freeway. the nimitz freeway and 237 and the san mateo bridge have been handling the closure very well. let's go to steve. >> thank you, steve. we have a lot of low clouds in place. stubborn fog bank. temperatures will be held in check, still a westerly breeze up to 21. it's a west direction. our system that gave us the cooldown is long gone but it left behind a lot of cool air and a lot of low crowds that refused to dissipate. it looks like tomorrow will start more of a warmup. just a little warmup, fog, sun, it will be nice to cool. but a little breeze out there. 50s, 60s and 70s.
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i would suspect it's like -- this time of year, it won't take long. it will be longer. thursday looks like the warmest -- warmest day of the week. heather? dave? >> thank you, steve. dozens of were killed in a massacre. how the united states is responding. and an tori fog -- and a terrifying scare in a rowboat. nine people are recovering. >> reporter: one man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in vallejo. we'll tell you how the whole pursuit started when "mornings on 2" continues. [ male announcer ] what if we told you
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eventually making it to an apartment compolitics on wilson avenue. police say three suspects got out of the car. the driver and two passengers. they say the driver reached into his hoody and pulled out a dark object. the police thought it was a gun and he shot at him. one suspect was hurt by the k-9 as was the k-9 police officer handler. the officer-involved, we're hearing, was a seven-year police veteran. we've learned that this whole incident happened at an attempt to stop at a dui enforcement. the officer was shot and killed at one officer. one suspect was in custody. one suspect was still on the loose. we will continue to monitor developments and bring you
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updates throughout the day. christien kafton, ktvu channel 2 news. let's bring you up date on some of the other top stories we're following right now. this morning at the presidio, an army band will lead a precession and that will include a wreath-laying, a cannon salute and a military flyover. [ sirens ] look at this. in fremont, two families are forced to look for a new family to live after fire damage interested homes -- their homes. now, a neighbor captured this video. fire breck out at the home -- broke out at the home on didaro bay. everyone got out safely. however, firefighters suffered minor injuries as he was venting the roof there. the cause of the fire still under investigation. and you saw it live right here on ktvu's "mornings on 2" just a little while ago. caltrans held a news
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conference. they announced the dumbarton bridge retrofit work is right on schedule. the bridge is redo to open tomorrow morning at 5:00 a.m. kofi anan arrived in -- kofi anan arrived in syria. and among the dead, children and women. u.n. monitors visiting the scene. attack. coach -- kofi anan says the killings must stop. >> anan went on to say, the warn something not just for the syrian government. he said every individual with a
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gun must lay down their weapons. there appears to be more than the leaked-document scandal in the vatican. the published report in italy now suggest that the butler of the pope had happened and that an unidentified cardinal is suspected of playing a role -- had help and that an unidentified cardinal is suspected of playing a role in this scandal. beryl is now a tropical depression. many cities are closing. beryl is expected to drop about 4 to 8 inches of rain which could lead to bad traffic an as can you imagine on this memorial day as vacationers begin to head home. nine people are recovering this memorial day after a rowboat they were in crashed.
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and they -- crashed -- after a row they were in crashed and it be split in half. >> i gave them my life jacket and a seat cushion for floatation and i helped get some of them out of the water until help arrived. >> one person was taken to the hospital and later released. the other people eight people had minor injuries. 8:51. an incredible story, an old polaroid camera led to a priceless discovery in kansas. a man paid $1 for the camera. found it at a garage sale. when he opened it up, he found a photo of a young guy hanging out. it turns out the young guy was
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his grandfather. the family lost a lot of photographs in a flood which makes finding that picture much more special. >> imagine that. what are the odds? >> i -- >> good for them. >> yes. well, a car plows into a house in the east bay. the homeowner recalls the shocking moment of impact. also, president obama cause -- president obama pauses and remembers the military's nations and veteran troops.
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there you see president obama marking memorial day with the traditional wreath-laying ceremony. this is arlington national cemetery. later on today, he will be at the vietnam veterans memorial in washington, d.c., marking the 50th anniversary of the vietnam war. the annual memorial day concert on capitol hill t was cut short because of bad weather. but there were still some star- studded performances. ♪ land of the free and the home of the brave ♪ ♪ >> you recognize her, right? that's jessica sanchez, "american idol" runner-up.
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colin powell took to the stage to encourage people to do what they can to help veterans adjust to life at home. >> as we welcome home all of our troops, let them know in real and practical ways that we honor them and we treasure what they have done for us. >> halfway through that event people were asked to find shelter because thunderstorms were rolling in and moments later, the concert was canceled altogether. >> later tonight, there will be a special vigil. it will honor the men and women who lost their lives serving in iraq. in 2006, volunteers regan placing white crosses on the hillside for each service member killed for iraq. the final cross was hammered into the hillside memorial last summer. tonight's vickle -- vigil begins at 7:00. now we're hearing from the owner of a pittsburg homeownerrer where a car
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crashes into a home. police say four people were in the house when this car hit it. the owner said it came out of nowhere and her first concern were the other people inside. >> oh, my god. somebody just lit my house -- just hit my house. >> the noise was so loud. the screeching was so loud and the impact was very strong. >> she says everybody fell off the walls and big pieces of the actual wall fell down. but these three people inside the house were hurt. so far there's no word on their condition. we want to get one more check of traffic before we head out today. and remember, the dumbarton bridge is closed. >> that's right. i want to show you what's going on with that. right now the bridge is closed. of course it's closed. you have to use the san mateo bridge or 237. so far it's been pretty good. let's go out and take a look at the taupe, you can also cross the bay this way -- the toll plaza, you can also cross the bay this way. the fog has lifted and northbound traffic looks good. let's go to steve. already some breaks in the
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clouds. there is temperatures that are coming up a little bit -- hold on. i didn't grab my clicker there. hold on. hold on. hold on. >> gotta grab it. >> we're holding. [ laughter ] >> 50s and 60s and 70s, a few locations will start to warm up especially as we head to tuesday and wednesday. >> that's our report this morning. >> be sure to join the ktvu channel 2 news at noon. find out why hundreds of swimmers are in the bay right now. we're remember always leer for you at ktvu.com. it was nice to he join -- it was nice to see you this morning. join us tomorrow morning. 
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